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​Paper Presentations

Dr. Edward Andrews, assistant professor of history, presented “The Problem of India in the Anglo-American Protestant Imagination” at the Forum on European Expansion and Global Interaction held in Minneapolis, Minn., in April.

Dr. Christopher Arroyo, associate professor of philosophy, presented “Introducing Kant: Reading ‘Idea for a Universal History with a Cosmopolitan Intent’” at the Association for Core Texts and Courses conference held in Milwaukee, Wis., in March.

Dr. Comfort Ateh, assistant professor of education, and Zachary Sexton ’13 presented “Video Stimulate Recall Technique: The Case of Teachers Sharing their Perspectives on Eliciting Students’ Knowledge during Instruction” at the Association for Science Teacher Educators (ASTE) 2012 International Conference held in Florida in January.

Rev. Albino Barrera, O.P, Ph.D., professor of theology, presented “The Book of Proverbs as a Source of Universal Business and Economic Values” at the International Symposium of Business Ethics and Society held in Barcelona in May.

1-barry.jpgDr. Robert Barry, assistant professor of theology, presented “The Anthropological Framework for Thomas Aquinas’ Theory of Original Sin” at the Aquinas Studium held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in May. Barry also chaired a session on “Thomas Aquinas III” at the International Congress on Medieval Studies annual meeting held in Kalamazoo, Mich., in May.

Dr. Eric Bennett, assistant professor of English, presented “Men Hideous, Men Underground” at the American Comparative Literature Association conference held in Providence in March.

Dr. Deirdre Bird, assistant professor of marketing, and Dr. Helen Caldwell, assistant professor of marketing, presented “Gucci: ‘Forever Now’: Using Heritage to Market Luxury in the Global Market” at the International Academy of Business Disciplines: Business and Global Social Responsibility annual conference held in Long Beach, Calif., in April.

Dr. Douglas Blum, professor of political science, presented “Cultural Globalization in the Post-Soviet South” at the Economics and Culture of Knowledge: Global Context and Kazakhstan Realities meeting in Almaty, Kazakhstan, in May.

Dr. Stephanie Pocock Boeninger, assistant professor of English, presented “Drowning in ‘those tear-wet eyes’: Detachment and Communal Identity in Kate O’Brien’s The Land of Spices” at the American Conference for Irish Studies held in New Orleans in March.

Dr. Elizabeth Bridgham, associate professor of English, presented “The Dickensian Antipodes: Dickens Down Under” at the Dickens and the Idea of the Dickensian: A Tale of Four Cities conference held in Paris and Condette, France, in February.

Dr. Licia Carlson, associate professor of philosophy, presented “The Disability Paradox: Reasserting Animality and Reimagining Humans,” at a symposium on “Being Human Gizmos” at the Pennsylvania State University Institute for the Arts and Humanities in April.

Dr. Joseph Cosgrove, associate professor of philosophy, presented “You Are Information: On the Symbolic Construction of Reality” at the Simone Weil: The Drama of Grace in the Gravity of Contemporary Society conference held in Chicago in March.

Dr. Matthew Eriksen, professor of management, presented “Providence Means Looking Forward: Self-Presentation and Authentic Becoming” at the Standing Conference for Management and Organizational Inquiry held in Providence in April.

Dr. Nancy Chun Feng, assistant professor of accountancy, presented “Perceived Quality Auditors in the Non-Profit Sector: Evidence from Request for Proposal Choices” and “The Impact of Post-SOX Supplier Capacity Constraints on the Nonprofit Audit Market” at the American Accounting Association Government and Nonprofit Section midyear meeting held in San Diego, Calif., in March.

1-graver.jpgDr. Bruce Graver, professor of English, gave a talk March 1 at Harvard University as part of the Long 18th Century and Romanticism Colloquium. His talk was entitled “Photographing the American Picturesque: William England’s Stereoscopic Tour.” The topic is part of his ongoing study The Stereoscopic Picturesque.

Dr. Laurie Grupp, associate professor of education, presented “Envisioning Effective Language Instruction for all Students” at the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education annual meeting held in Chicago in February.

Dr. Raymond Hain, assistant professor of philosophy, presented “Justice in the Public Square: An Architectural Exploration” at the Society of Christian Philosophers annual meeting held in Arkansas in March. Hain also attended a workshop on “Practical Knowledge and Practical Wisdom: Aristotle, Aquinas, and Anscombe” in Rome in January.

Dr. Laura Boynton-Hauerwas, associate professor of education, presented “RTI Data as Part of the SLD Eligibility Criteria: Where Are The Specifics?” at the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education and Learning Disability Association annual meeting held in Chicago in February.

1-hillier.jpgDr. Russell M. Hillier, assistant professor of English, presented “Some Permutations of Edenic Catalogues in Milton’s Paradise Lost: Eve’s Lapse and Adam’s Error” at the Renaissance Society of America annual meeting held in Washington, D.C., in March.

Dr. Karen Holland ’73, assistant professor of history, presented “The Sidney Women in Ireland” at the American Conference for Irish Studies held in New Orleans in March. Holland also presented “Mary Dudley Sidney in Ireland, 1565-1567” at the New College Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Studies held in Sarasota, Fla., in March.

Dr. Daniel Horne, associate professor of marketing, and Dr. thomas king, assistant professor of management, presented “Breaking Down the Silos: Combining Management and Marketing Experiential Classes” at the Association of Collegiate Marketing Educators annual meeting held in New Orleans in February.

1-hyde.jpgDr. Mark Hyde, professor of political science, presented “Perceptions of Men and Women Candidates: Physical Attractiveness and Subject Self-Esteem” at the New England Political Science Association annual meeting held in Portsmouth, N.H., in April.

Dr. Matthew Keane, assistant professor of accountancy, presented “Internal Control Disclosures, Announcement Transparency, and the Market Reaction to Restatement Announcements” at the American Accounting Association annual meeting held in Orlando, Fla., in March.

Dr. Michael Kraten, assistant professor of accountancy, presented “The Chinese Experience: The Impact of Financial Restatements on Firm Value and the Implications on the Investigatory Practices of Regulators” at the American Accounting Association annual meeting held in Orlando, Fla., in March.

Dr. Ian Levy, associate professor of theology, presented “Nicholas of Lyra’s Commentary on the Pauline Epsitles” at the International Congress on Medieval Studies held in Kalamazoo, Mich., in May.

Dr. Alexander Moffett, assistant professor of English, presented “To Stare Down the Years: Irruptions of Memory in Katherine Mansfield’s Fiction” at the Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900 held in Louisville, Ky., in February. Moffett also presented “Proleptic Prosthetic: The Subversion of Touristic Memory in British Fiction” at the Northeastern Modern Language Association annual convention held in Rochester, N.Y., in March.

1-o'connor.jpgDr. Kevin O’Connor, assistant professor of education, presented “Helping Students Find Value in the Use of Study Skills and Learning Strategies” at the Teaching Academic Survival Skills conference held in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., in March.

Dr. Wendy Oliver, professor of dance, co-presented “Revisiting a Shared Point of Contact: Dance/Movement Therapist and Dance Educator” with dance therapist Ellen Schelly-Hill of Drexel University. They presented the paper at the joint conference of the American Dance Therapy Association and the National Dance Education Organization in Minneapolis.

Dr. Mark Seefeldt, adjunct assistant professor of physics, presented “A Review of the Meteorology of the Ross Island Region for the Evaluation of Multi-Season Surface Level Ozone Observations and Ozone Depletion Events” at the International Polar Year conference held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada in April.

1-sherer.jpgDr. Pamela Sherer, professor of management, and Dr. Timothy Shea, associate professor of management information systems at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, presented “Making PowerPoint Relevant Again through Storytelling” at the Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching held in Maryland in June.

Dr. Monica Simal, assistant professor of Spanish, presented “Reinaldo Arenas and Mariel Generation: Against Testimony” at the Kentucky Foreign Language Conference held in Lexington, Ky., in April.

Dr. Susan Skawinski, associate professor of education, presented “Assessing Preservice Teachers’ Perceptions of Learner Diversity: Through Their Eyes” at the Association of Teacher Educators annual meeting held in San Antonio, Texas, in February. Skawinski also presented “Instructional Renovations: Addressing the Mismatch Between Readers’ Abilities and Characteristics of Content Area Texts” at the International Reading Association annual convention held in Chicago in April.

Sister Leslie Ellen Straub, O.P., Ph.D., associate professor of anthropology, presented “Negotiation and Experience: Space and Place in Religious Pilgrimage” at the Guiding the Pilgrim: Religious Travel and Tourism in a Globalizing World conference held in, Nicosia, Cyprus, in April.

1-stretter.jpgDr. Robert Stretter, associate professor of English, presented “Passionate Friendship in Shakespeare” at the Shakespeare Association of America conference held in Boston in April.

Dr. Tuire Valkeakari, associate professor of English, presented “War and African American Veterans in Toni Morrison’s Sula and Tar Baby” at the American Comparative Literature Association annual meeting held in Providence in March. Valkeakari also presented “George Lamming’s Dialogue with French Existentialism in The Emigrants” at the Association for Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States and the Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies joint conference held in San Jose, Calif., in April.

Dr. Marcy Zipke, associate professor of education, presented “The Linguistic Knowledge Necessary to Teach Everyone to Read” at the 39th Annual Everyone Reading Conference held in New York City in March. Zipke also presented “Pre-Service Teachers Need Analytic Knowledge of Language” at the International Reading Association convention held in Chicago in April.

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